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Emcee Skills

When It Looks Easy…

By Elisabeth Scott Daley, WED®, ABC™ “A Passion for Performance” The best compliment we as performers can receive is often a double-edged sword. If we do our jobs correctly, it seems effortless. To those observing, […]

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Emcee Skills

How Great Are You?

By Johnny Kelly, “MC Mastery” I must be completely honest. I hate it when people brag. And I would hate me right now except “I was amazing tonight.” I love this job so much that […]

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The Creative Personality

By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete Disc Jockey” Back in the year 2000, I read an excellent piece by David H. Lyman called “The Creative Personality.” Regular readers know that this is one of my top-tier […]

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Create an Action Plan for Success

A necessary ingredient in any formula for success is vision – your underlying, driving, desire-filled concept of what you value most in life. To convert a vision into a goal, break it down into a workable […]

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DJ Karma

By Shayn Satten, “Teen Entertainment Specialist” I have worked with many people over the years in this business. I, like everyone, have had both good and bad experiences. In recent years though, the majority of […]

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Paying it Back, Forwards

By Ben Stowe, “Sound & Lighting Guru” Some time ago I took to putting birthdays of family into my calendar. This is helpful because, well, to be completely honest, I just don’t remember them sometimes. […]